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Manuscripts of the Muslim World

The Manuscripts of the Muslim World project collection includes digital editions of manuscripts Islamicate world broadly construed. Together these holdings represent in great breadth the flourishing intellectual and cultural heritage of Muslim lands from 1000 to 1900, covering mathematics, astrology, history, law, literature, as well as the Qur'an and Hadith. The bulk of the collection consists of manuscripts in Arabic and Persian, along with examples of Coptic, Samaritan, Syriac, Turkish, and B...



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Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Oversize Ms. Codex 42. 1695. Two commentaries with the source-text in red and the commentary in brown. The first is on law and the Maliki madhhab and the second is on the orthography and readings of the Qurʼān. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Islamic law, Malikites, Manuscripts, Arabic--17th century, Codices (bound manuscripts), Qurʼans,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Abū Maʻshar, -886 ابو معشر،
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Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, CAJS Rar Ms 164. A collection of anonymous astrological and magical treatises. Also bound together with this manuscript is a lithographed copy of Kitāb fī al-tamām wa-al-kamāl by Abū Maʻshar. This book is in two parts, the first dealing with horoscopes of men and their signs the second with women. Each part has 12 sections. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Astrology--Early works to 1800, Astronomy, Arab--Early works to 1800, Islamic magic--Early works to...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Marghīnānī, ʻAlī ibn Abī Bakr, -1196 or 1197 مرغيناني، علي بن أبي بکر
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Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, CAJS Rar Ms 143. 1500. Legal treatise written as a commentary on another of al-Marghīnānī's works, Bidāyat al-mubtadiʼ. Extensive tables of contents added to beginning of work. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Islamic law--Early works to 1800, Hanafites--Early works to 1800, Codices (bound manuscripts),...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Damīrī, Bahrām ibn ʻAbd Allāh, 1333 or 1334-1402 or 1403 دميري، بهرام بن عبد الله،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Codex 27 v.1. 1570. Commentary on the Mukhtaṣar of Shaykh Khalīl. This copy is very neatly written in 4 volumes in the same hand; fairly extensive worm damage though mostly confined to the margins; approximately 30 leaves missing from the beginning of volume 3, according to the earlier foliation. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Islamic law--Early works to 1800, Malikites--Early works to 1800, Islamic law, Malikites,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Khaṭīb al-Tamartāshī, Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd Allāh, 1532 or 1533-1595 or 1596 خطيب التمرتاشي، محمد بن عبد الله،
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Haverford College, Quaker and Special Collections, Rendel Harris 56. 1718. Neatly written copy of a book on Ḥanafī jurisprudence and followed by a second work, an abridgment of Wiqāyah al-riwāyah fī masā'il al-hidāyah, on the same topic. A table of contents and an introduction with marginal text precede the main text, with a second, less formally formatted table of contents right before the main text (f. 34). Some collation notations are visible in the far outer margins along with...
Topics: Hanafites--Early works to 1800, Islamic law--Interpretation and construction--Early works to 1800,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Damīrī, Bahrām ibn ʻAbd Allāh, 1333 or 1334-1402 or 1403 دميري، بهرام بن عبد الله،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Codex 27 v.2. 1570. Commentary on the Mukhtaṣar of Shaykh Khalīl. This copy is very neatly written in 4 volumes in the same hand; fairly extensive worm damage though mostly confined to the margins; approximately 30 leaves missing from the beginning of volume 3, according to the earlier foliation. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Islamic law--Early works to 1800, Malikites--Early works to 1800, Islamic law, Malikites,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Ptolemy, active 2nd century بطليموس،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Oversize LJS 268. Spain, 1381. An extensive treatise on Aristotelian astronomy, considering the motion of the stars and planets in a spherical, geocentric universe. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Astronomy--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Arabic, Manuscripts, 14th century, Manuscripts,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Bayḍāwī, ʻAbd Allāh ibn ʻUmar, -1286 بيضاوي، عبد الله بن عمر،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Codex 45 v.1. 1550. Commentary on the Qurʼān in two volumes, copied in the same hand. Marginal additions in the same and later hands. A table of contents was added to the front flyleaves in nastʻaliq by a later hand. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Early works, Criticism, interpretation, etc, Manuscripts, Arabic--16th century, Manuscripts,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Jawharī, Ismāʻīl ibn Ḥammād, -1003? جوهري، اسماعيل بن حماد،
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Haverford College, Quaker and Special Collections, Rendel Harris 70. 1800. An Arabic-Persian dictionary arranged alphabetically by last root letter; a few leaves missing at the front and the back; the last section being Faṣl al-mīm inside of Bāb al-wāw wa-al-yāʼ. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Arabic language--Dictionaries--Persian, Manuscripts, Arabic, Manuscripts, Persian, Manuscripts,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Jurjānī, Ismāʻīl ibn Ḥasan, 1042 or 1043-1136 or 1137 جرجاني، اسماعيلبن حسن،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Oversize LJS 189. 1300. Medical encyclopedia in 9 books, with discussions of physiology, anatomy, pathology, diagnosis, fevers, specific diseases, surgery, fractures, poisons, and antidotes. Includes indexes, although some leaves are missing. Most leaves re-margined with pink paper; a few leaves have original margins and extensive marginal notes or commentary (f. 255v-261r). Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Medicine, Persian--Early works to 1800, Manuscripts, Persian, Manuscripts, 14th century,...
Columbia University Libraries
by ʻIyāḍ ibn Mūsá, 1083-1149
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Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials. Version 1. December 2002
Topics: Muḥammad, Prophet, -632 -- Biography -- Early works to 1800, Muḥammad, Prophet, -632 -- Prayers...
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Oversize Ms. Codex 26 v.1. 1674. A copy in two volumes, in good condition, of Ibn ʻAbd al-Barr's compilation of companions of the Prophet Muḥammad. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Hadith--Authorities--Early works to 1800, Hadith--Authorities, Friends and associates, Early works,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by La Poype de Vertrieu, Jean Claude de, 1655-1732
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Haverford College, Quaker and Special Collections, Rendel Harris 63. 1836. Book 4 of 5 from a Latin theological compendium that was extremely popular among Catholics in Arabic Garshuni (Arabic in Syriac script) translation. This copy includes Part 10, on the sacraments generally and Part 11, on the sacraments individually. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Sacraments--Catholic Church, Manuscripts (documents), Codices (bound manuscripts), Tables...
Columbia University Libraries
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Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials. Version 1. December 2002
Topics: Sufism -- Early works to 1800, Religious life -- Islam -- Early works to 1800, Manuscripts, Arabic,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Wāqidī, Muḥammad ibn ʻUmar, 747 or 748-823 واقدي، محمد بن عمر،
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University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Penn Museum 29-201-710. 1778. In the introduction, the author says that this is a retelling of the conquest of Syria and Iraq (Futūḥ al-Shām wa-al-ʻIrāq). The author states that 'the people of this time of ours' (ahl zamāninā hādhā) like reading conquest literature, so he has borrowed from the futūḥ works of both Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad al-Ṭalamankī [al-Maʻāfirī] and Muḥammad ibn ʻUmar...
Topics: Fascimiles, Islamic bindings (Binding), Full covers, Envelope flaps (features), Manuscripts,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Ibn al-Bahāʼ, Abu ʻAbd Allāh Muḥammad ابن البهاء، ابو عبد الله محمد
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 455. Egypt?, 1400. Two treatises on alchemy. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Alchemy--Early works to 1800 Codices, Treatises, Manuscripts, Arabic--14th century, Manuscripts,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 459. Mosul?, Iraq, 1193. Early copy of the long form of this popular treatise presented as a letter from Aristotle to Alexander the Great on statecraft, astronomy, astrology, magic, and medicine. The ending of the manuscript is missing; the text breaks off during a discussion of magical alphabets. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Education of princes--Early works to 1800 Codices, Kings and rulers--Duties--Early works to 1800...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Bannānī, Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥasan, 1720 or 1721-1780 بناني، محمد بن الحسن،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Codex 21 v.4. 1268. A commentary on Zurqānī's commentary on the Mukhtaṣar of Khalīl ibn Isḥāq al-Jundī. This copy is in 4 volumes, with the fourth volume being in a less formal hand and of smaller dimensions. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Islamic law--Early works to 1800, Malikites--Early works to 1800, Islamic law, Malikites,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
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Special Collections, BV 56. 1924. Small notebook of invocations and talismans, some associated with the name ʻAbd Allāh al-Arḍī (p. 1, [13]). Pages are written on one side only. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Islamic magic, Talismans, Manuscripts, 20th century, Manuscripts, Arabic, Codices (bound...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Ibn Faḍl Allāh al-ʻUmarī, Aḥmad ibn Yaḥyá, 1301-1349 ابن فضل الله العمري، احمد بن يحيى،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Oversize LJS 447. Aleppo, 1710. Descriptions and illustrations of domestic and wild animals, birds, insects, marine animals, plants, stemless plants, and herbs. Sources include Dioscorides, Galen, and Ibn al-Bayṭār. The larger, encyclopedic work of which the text of this manuscript is a part, also includes cosmography, geography, history, and biography. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Botany--Pictorial works--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Arabic, Zoology--Pictorial works--Early...
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Codex 1918. 1500. Set of texts about geomancy. The second is a commentary and abridgement of a longer work on geomancy (ʻilm al-raml) by ʻUmar ibn Aḥmad ibn ʻAlī al-Khitāʼī. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Divination--Religious aspects--Islam, Geomancy, Codices (bound manuscripts), Tables (documents),...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Qūshjī, ʻAlī ibn Muḥammad, -1474 or 1475 قوشجي، على بن محمد
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 400. Iran?, 1494. Commentary on the Zīj Gūrgānī, also known as the Zīj-i jadīd-i Sulṭānī, which comprised tables of calendar calculations, trigonometry, planets, and stars compiled from observations made at the observatory in Samarqand, completed in 1447. The tables themselves are not included. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Astronomy--Early works to 1800 Codices (bound manuscripts), Commentaries, Diagrams, Annotations...
Columbia University Libraries
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Digitized as part of the Muslim World Manuscripts Project, 2018-2020, funded by CLIR
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Topics: Islamic magic, Talismans -- Religious aspects -- Islam, Manuscripts, Arabic
Muslim World Manuscripts Collection
by Kafʻamī, Ibrāhīm ibn ʻAlī, 1436 or 1437-1499 or 1500
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Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials. Version 1. December 2002
Topics: Shīʻah -- Customs and practices, Manuscripts, Arabic
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Bannānī, Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥasan, 1720 or 1721-1780 بناني، محمد بن الحسن،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Codex 21 v.3. 1268. A commentary on Zurqānī's commentary on the Mukhtaṣar of Khalīl ibn Isḥāq al-Jundī. This copy is in 4 volumes, with the fourth volume being in a less formal hand and of smaller dimensions. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Islamic law--Early works to 1800, Malikites--Early works to 1800, Islamic law, Malikites,...
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 441. Aleppo, 1562. Two works on alchemy copied together in different hands. The first, a 14th-century treatise based on the work of the 8th-century alchemist and chemist Jābir ibn Ḥayyān, copied in A.H. 970 (1562); the second, a pseudo-Platonic work on alchemy with commentary (tafsīr) attributed to Jābir ibn Ḥayyān. Some marginal notes. The first work may be missing leaves after folio 51. Penn Libraries...
Topics: Alchemy--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Arabic, Manuscripts, 16th century, Manuscripts,...
Columbia University Libraries
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Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials. Version 1. December 2002
Topics: Qurʼan -- Use -- Early works to 1800, Islamic magic -- Early works to 1800, Talismans -- Religious...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Marghīnānī, ʻAlī ibn Abī Bakr, -1196 or 1197 مرغيناني، علي بن ابي بكر،
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Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, CAJS Rar Ms 144. 1700. First volume of Marghinānī's commentary on his own Bidāyat al-mubtadiʼ, a treatise on Ḥanafī law, comprising Kitāb al-Ṭahārah to Kitāb al-Waqf. A leaf is missing between f. 1 and 2 and the copy has several inserted leaves of differing sizes. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Islamic law--Early works to 1800, Hanafites--Early works to 1800, Manuscripts, Arabic, Manuscripts,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Ḥusaynī, Ibrāhīm, active 15th century حسيني، ابراهيم،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 403. Herat, Afghanistan, 1499. Working notes of an alchemist, who signs himself as the compiler and composer of the manuscript (f. 127v). Lacking at least one leaf at the beginning, if not more (early pagination begins at 2, f. 1r), with repairs on extant first and last leaves. Includes a commentary on an unknown text and references to the concept of balance found in the work of 8th-century alchemist Jābir ibn Ḥayyān...
Topics: Alchemy--Early works to 1800 Codices (bound manuscripts), Anthologies, Commentaries, Stamps...
Columbia University Libraries
by ʻIyāḍ ibn Mūsá, 1083-1149
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Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials. Version 1. December 2002
Topics: Muḥammad, Prophet, -632 -- Biography -- Early works to 1800, Muḥammad, Prophet, -632,...
Columbia University Libraries
by Ibn al-Wardī, Sirāj al-Dīn Abū Ḥafṣ ʻUmar, -1457
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Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials. Version 1. December 2002
Topics: Geography, Arab -- Early works to 1800, Natural history -- Pre-Linnean works, Manuscripts, Turkish
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 409. 1600. Two brief alchemical works written by a father for his son. Encoded alphabets are used occasionally in the manuscript, and a key is included (f. 3r). Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Alchemy--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Arabic, Islamic magic--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts,...
Columbia University Libraries
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Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials. Version 1. December 2002
Topics: Apollonius, of Perga. Conics, Conics (Apollonius, of Perga), Mathematics, Arab -- Early works to...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Ghamrī, Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad, -1499 or 1500 غمري، احمد بن محمد،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Codex 1963. 1772. Work on alchemy. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Divination--Religious aspects--Early works to 1800, Islamic magic--Early works to 1800,...
Columbia University Libraries
by Kāshifī, Ḥusayn Vāʻiẓ, -1504 or 1505
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Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials. Version 1. December 2002
Topics: Persian literature -- 747-1500, Fables, Persian, Manuscripts, Persian, Persian literature
Columbia University Libraries
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Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials. Version 1. December 2002
Topics: Islam -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800, Prayer -- Islam -- Early works to 1800,...
Columbia University Libraries
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Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials. Version 1. December 2002
Topics: Calligraphy, Persian -- Early works to 1800, Illumination of books and manuscripts, Iranian --...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
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Haverford College, Quaker and Special Collections, Rendel Harris 36. 1784. Copy of the New Testament; missing leaves at the front; begins with the third word of Matthew 1:22. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Christianity, Manuscripts, Arabic, Manuscripts, 18th century, Codices (bound manuscripts),...
Columbia University Libraries
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Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials. Version 1. December 2002
Topics: Zoroastrians -- Liturgy, Manuscripts, Avestan, Manuscripts, Persian, Zoroastrians
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Faraḍī, Maḥmūd ibn Abī Bakr, 1246 or 1247-1300 فرضي، محمود بن ابي بكر،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 436. 1347. 14th-century copy of a late 13th-century manual on the mathematics of the Islamic law of inheritance, in the form of a paragraph by paragraph commentary on the Farāʼiḍ al-Sirājīyah of 12th-century legal and mathematical scholar Sirāj al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Sajāwandī. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
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Topics: Mathematics, Arab--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Arabic, Inheritance and succession (Islamic...
Columbia University Libraries
by Tustarī, Ṣūfī Kamāl, active 14th century
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Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials. Version 1. December 2002
Topics: Islamic occultism -- Early works to 1800, Numerology -- Islamic countries -- Early works to 1800,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Codex 1898. 1767. Work on divination of events and people; includes divination by letters, horoscopes, time keeping, planetary movements, etc. The work references 40 other books on similar topics at the beginning and lists their authors (f. 9v-15r); also contains several illustrations and numerous tables. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Divination--Early works to 1800, Islamic magic--Early works to 1800, Codices, Diagrams, Tables...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Ghazzālī, 1058-1111 غزالي،
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Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, CAJS Rar Ms 150. 1689. Neatly copied selections from Iḥyāʼ ʻulūm al-dīn, includes the 10 chapters from rubʻ al-muhlikāt. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Islam--Customs and practices--Early works to 1800, Islamic ethics--Early works to 1800,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Ibn Kabūlakh, Muḥammad ibn ʻAlī ibn ʻĪsá ابن كبولخ، محمد بن علي بن عيسى
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Oversize Ms. Codex 43. 1852. Book on Shiʻī esoteric wisdom. Relates to the Alawī Ghulāt community. Concerning doctrines and beliefs. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Nosairians, Codices, Stamps (Provenance), Manuscripts, Arabic--19th century
Muslim World Manuscripts Collection
by Ibn Hishām, ʻAbd Allāh ibn Yūsuf, 1309-1360
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Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials. Version 1. December 2002
Topics: Arabic language -- Grammar -- Early works to 1800, Manuscripts, Arabic -- New York (State) -- New...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Ḥalabī, Ibrāhīm ibn Muḥammad, -1549 or 1550 حلبي، ابراهيم بن محمد،
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Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, CAJS Rar Ms 285. 1731. Copy of a compendium of Ḥanafī law. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Islamic law--Early works to 1800, Hanafites--Early works to 1800, Manuscripts, Arabic, Manuscripts,...
Columbia University Libraries
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Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials. Version 1. December 2002
Topics: Manuscripts, Arabic, Manuscripts, Turkish, Sufism -- Early works to 1800, Islam -- Prayers and...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Avicenna, 980-1037 ابن سينا،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 426. Iran?, 1375. First book of Avicenna's medical encyclopedia, comprising an introduction to general knowledge of medicine, anatomy, temperament, and the effect of environment on health and disease. Frequent marginal annotations, some affected by trimming. The first 40 leaves and the last 10 are later replacements. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Medicine--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Arabic--14th century, Medicine, Arab Manuscripts,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Nīsābūrī, Niẓām al-Dīn al-Ḥasan ibn Muḥammad, -1328 or 1329 نيسابوري، نظام الدين الحسن بن محمد،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 392. Iran?, 1411. Niẓām al-Dīn al-Nīsābūrī's commentary on Naṣīr al-Dīn al-Ṭūsī's recension of Ptolemy's Almagest. A leaf is likely missing after the first leaf. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Astronomy--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Arabic, Astronomy Manuscripts, 15th century,...
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Codex 2024. An incomplete collection of prayers and incantations, mostly labeled as fāʼidah with explanations of when to use them and what their benefits are. Item is missing pages and is disordered. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Islam--Customs and practices--Early works to 1800, Islam--Prayers and devotions--Early works to...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Selânikî Mustafa Efendi, -1600? سلانيكى، مصطفى افندى،
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Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department, Lewis O 93. 1722. Copy of a history of the years 971 to 1008 A.H. (1563-1599 C.E.) in Turkey, covering the end of the reign of Süleyman I, the entire reigns of Selim II and Murad III, and the first five years of Mehmed III. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Manuscripts, Turkish--18th century, Manuscripts, Oriental--18th century, Codices (bound...
Columbia University Libraries
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Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials. Version 1. December 2002
Topics: Qurʼan -- Manuscripts, Qurʼan, Islam -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Dioscorides Pedanius, of Anazarbos ديسقوريدس
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Oversize LJS 278. Deccan, India, 1595. Illustrated herbal with detailed descriptions of the physical appearance and the medicinal effect of many plants, as well as some trees, minerals, and substances derived from animals. The manuscript is not complete: it comprises text and illustrations from parts of Chapter 1, substantial parts of Chapters 2-4, and parts of Chapter 5. Many leaves have extensive repairs at the edges or...
Topics: Materia medica--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Persian, Botany, Medical--Early works to 1800...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Ibn Malak, ʻAbd al-Laṭīf ibn ʻAbd al-ʻAzīz ابن ملك، عبد اللطيف بن عبد العزيز
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Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, CAJS Rar Ms 147. 1500. Commentary on Manār al-anwār fī uṣūl al-fiqh; table of contents added to the beginning. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Islamic law--Interpretation and construction--Early works to 1800, Hanafites--Early works to 1800,...
Muslim World Manuscripts Collection
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Topics: Islamic magic -- Early works to 1800, Talismans -- Early works to 1800, Manuscripts, Persian
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 40. 1750. Collection of prayers, including several based on the Āyat al-Kursī, and several others for each day of the week. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Islam--Prayers and devotions--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Arabic, Islamic magic--Early works...
Columbia University Libraries
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Topics: Astronomy -- Tables -- Early works to 1800, Astronomy, Arab -- Early works to 1800, Calendars --...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Qāḍīʹzādah, Mūsá ibn Muḥammad, -approximately 1436 قاضى‌زادة، موسى بن محمد،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 408. Samarqand, 1427. Commentary on the Mulakhkhaṣ fī al-hayʼah, written in the 12th century by Maḥmūd ibn Muḥammad al-Jighmīnī. Numerous marginal annotations by the copyist. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Astronomy--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Arabic, Astronomy Manuscripts, 15th century,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Ibn Malak, ʻAbd al-Laṭīf ibn ʻAbd al-ʻAzīz ابن ملك، عبد اللطيف بن عبد العزيز
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Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, CAJS Rar Ms 146. 1400. Incomplete commentary on Wiqāyat al-riwāyah fī masāʼil al-Hidāyah, a work on Islamic law. The text ends abruptly and a leaf is missing between f. 220 and 222. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Islamic law--Early works to 1800, Hanafites--Early works to 1800, Manuscripts, Arabic, Manuscripts,...
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by Khāzinī, ʻAbd al-Raḥmān, active 1121 خازني، عبد الرحمن،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 386. 1250. Substantial sections from an illustrated treatise on the measurement of weight, with a historical introduction to theories of gravity and weighing in Greek and Arabic science; tables of densities of substances including metals, precious stones, solids, and liquids; and descriptions of different types of balances. 26 diagrams and 18 tables with a few marginal notes. A few catchwords have been added by later hands....
Topics: Balances (Weighing instruments)--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Arabic--13th century, Scales...
Columbia University Libraries
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Topics: Mathematics, Arab -- Early works to 1800, Astronomy, Arab -- Early works to 1800, Geometry -- Early...
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by Ṣubunrī, Mahdī ibn ʻAlī, -approximately 1412 or 1413 صبنري، مهدي بن علي،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Coll. 960 Item 6. Collection of seven medical works, mostly treatises but also including a qaṣīdah describing medical treatments (Work 2) and a work presented as a historical account concerning medical treatments (Work 3). The first work is an herbal by al-Mahdī ibn ʻAlī al-Ṣubunrī (whose name is recorded in the text as al-Mahdī Muḥammad ibn Ibrāhīm al-Ṣanbarī), which comprises nearly half the...
Topics: Medicine, Medicine, Arab, Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric, Codices (bound manuscripts),...
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Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department, Lewis O 1. [India?], 1575. Complete, large-format copy of the Qurʼān with a dual-page illuminated first opening and numerous polychrome marginal medallions, some of which have been painted over earlier medallions. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Manuscripts, Arabic — 16th century, Manuscripts, Oriental — 16th century, Manuscripts, Arabic...
Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials. Version 1. December 2002
Topics: Astrology, Arab -- Early works to 1800, Talismans -- Religious aspects -- Early works to 1800,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Kāshānī, Yaḥyá ibn Aḥmad, active 14th century كاشاني، يحيى بن احمد،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 296. Iṣfahān?, Iran, 1320. Mathematical treatise with frequent marginal notes by multiple hands. Some of the marginal notes are textual variants or corrections, sometimes in red and corresponding to red overlining in the text. Later added table of contents (f. i verso-iii recto). Ribbon or thread tied in the outer margin as a marker (f. 118). Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Mathematics, Arab--Early works to 1800 Early works, Mathematics, Arab Codices (bound manuscripts),...
Columbia University Libraries
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Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials. Version 1. December 2002
Topics: Pahlavi language -- Texts, Zoroastrianism -- Liturgy -- Texts, Manuscripts, Persian, Manuscripts,...
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 51. Syria?, 1400. Collection of encrypted correspondence between the compiler and various correspondents, in approximately 150 alphabets, accompanied by transcriptions of the letters in Arabic. The compiler cites Shihāb al-Dīn al-Jindī al-ʻAlāʼī, Burhān al-Dīn al-Qudsī, and Taqī al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Jaʻfar al-Ḥusaynī as authorities for some of the alphabets. The manuscript is incomplete, lacking...
Topics: Alphabets--Specimens Codices, Alphabets (symbols), Manuscripts, Arabic--15th century, Manuscripts,...
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Codex 1902. 1830. Devotional book containing selections from the Qur'an followed by prayers; several full page illuminations in polychrome and gold. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Islam--Prayers and devotions, Prayer--Islam, Codices (bound manuscripts), Illuminations (painting),...
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Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, CAJS Rar Ms 126. 1428. Handbook in which the Prophet's life, qualities, and miracles are described in extensive detail. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Hadith--Early works to 1800, Religious life--Islam--Early works to 1800, Codices (bound...
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Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, CAJS Rar Ms 189. 1750. Gospel of Mark in Coptic, missing the first five verses, with some Arabic translation at the beginning (f. 1-14). Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Manuscripts, Arabic, Manuscripts, Coptic, Manuscripts, 18th century, Manuscripts, 19th century,...
Special Collections, BV 201. 1700. Small, lacunose copy of the prayer book with the text in a circular border; pages missing at the end with one loose bifolium laid in at the back. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Islam--Prayers and devotions--Early works to 1800, Manuscripts, Arabic, Manuscripts, 18th century,...
Columbia University Libraries
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Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials. Version 1. December 2002
Topics: Persian poetry -- 747-1500, Manuscripts, Persian, Persian poetry
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by Quṭb al-Shīrāzī, Maḥmūd ibn Masʻūd, 1236 or 1237-1310 or 1311 قطب الشيرازي، محمود بن مسعود،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Codex 1900. 1553. Treatise on astronomy in four chapters, written for the wazīr Amīr Shāh Muḥammad ibn al-Ṣadr al-Saʻīd Tāj al-Dīn Muʻtazz ibn Ṭāhir (Kashf al-ẓunūn, ed. Fluegel, vol. 2, p. 229, with the title of each of the four chapters). Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Astronomy--Early works to 1800, Astronomy, Arab--Early works to 1800, Codices (bound manuscripts),...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Urmawī, ʻAbd al-Muʼmin ibn Yūsuf, approximately 1216-1294 ارموي، عبد المؤمن بن يوسف،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 295. Iran?, 1412. Composite manuscripts with two works. The first is a Persian translation of al-Urmawī's treatise the theory of music, including division of frets, ratio of intervals, consonance and dissonance, cycles, rhythmic and melodic modes, and the 5-string oud or lute (f. 1v-38v). The second is a short, anonymous work on the science of letters (ʻilm al-ḥurūf) (f. 41r-61v). Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Music--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Persian, Music theory--Arab countries--Early works to 1800...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Rāzī, Fakhr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn ʻUmar, 1149 or 1150-1210 رازي، فخر الدين محمد بن عمر،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 404. Iran?, 1200. Summary of the branches of knowledge, including the Qurʼān, ḥadīth, and history of Islam; grammar, rhetoric, and logic; medicine, anatomy, and pharmacology; gems and talismans; agriculture and veterinary science; geometry, geodesy, weight, arithmetic, and algebra; music; astronomy, astrology, and magic; theology, ethics, and political science. Marginal notes in a later hand. Pages missing at...
Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Persian--Early works to 1600 Manuscripts, Persian, Manuscripts,...